NEMA Releases Revised Motors/Generators Standard

July 17, 2002 by Jeff Shepard

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA, Rosslyn, VA) has published its "Condensed MG 1-2002, Information Guide for General-Purpose, Industrial AC, Small- and Medium-, Squirrel-Cage Induction Motors," which covers the types of motors that may be used in industrial, commercial or military applications such as blowers, compressors, pumps, conveyors, process machinery and air-handling equipment.

The MG 1 Condensed may be purchased for $68 by contacting Global Engineering Documents at (800) 854-7179 (US), (303) 397-7956 (international), (303) 397-2740 (fax), or on the Internet at It is availabe for review on the NEMA website under Standards and Other Publications.